1600 direct and indirect jobs and 450 construction jobs will be created by Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) in a Government-supported investment which will contribute an estimated €400 million p.a. to the economy, with particular benefit to farm families and rural communities. Enterprise Ireland will part-fund the development of a world-class dairy facility in Belview, on the Kilkenny/Waterford border.
Irish companies continue winning new export business and building international networks and partnerships. In 2012 for the first time Enterprise Ireland firms hit record €16bn in exports, up from €15.2bn in 2011.
After the successful events in Budapest and Copenhagen, this year Dublin is hosting the largest pan-European eHealth conference. eHealth Week 2013 is taking place in the Convention Center in Dublin from 13th to 15th May as part of the Irish Presidency of the EU. Over a three day period, Ireland will be the eHealth capital of Europe.
Ireland is emerging as a major European destination for start-ups. The green isle has already become one of the top tech destinations in Europe, with an image to match the reality. Naghmeh Reilly, Overseas Entrepreneurship Executive at Enterprise Ireland talks to us about ‘Why Ireland’…
According to Mike Hogan, Enterprise Ireland Manager for Poland, the trade mission provides an important platform for Irish companies wishing to expand their market footprint in Central and Eastern Europe.
In April, twenty four Enterprise Ireland client companies were given an opportunity to showcase their products and develop new business opportunities with Turkish partners on a four-day trade mission led by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore TD.